Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2000

Olive Ballas

Olive Ballas, 80, of Las Vegas died Tuesday in Las Vegas. She was born Oct. 17, 1919, in Dayton, Ohio. A resident for 22 years, she was an engineering aide for an aircraft manufacturer, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and the Nevada Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

She is survived by one daughter, Beryl Maher of Lancaster, Calif.; one sister, Eleanor Patterson of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were scheduled at 11 a.m. today in Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Boulder City. Davis Funeral Home, 2127 W. Charleston Blvd., is handling arrangements.